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Oral History Interview with Grace W. Cartwright, November 15, 1989
Interview with farmer-rancher and community activist Grace W. Cartwright, originally from Wise County, Texas. In the interview, Cartwright recollects her early days in rural Texas as well as her student days at North Texas State Teachers College, marriage, early job positions, and her work in the agriculture and land conservation fields. Cartwright discusses her many successes as a community activist, such as her appointment to the Texas Tourist Board, Texas roads beautification, her appointment by President Harry Truman as a delegate to the White House Conference on Youth and Children, her role in the creation of a parks system in Weatherford, Texas, and several others.
Oral History Interview with James F. Anderson, May 15, 1982
Interview with Navy veteran James F. Anderson. The interview includes Anderson's personal experiences while aboard the hospital ship USS Solace during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with Jess Stanbrough, April 15, 1985
Interview with Jess Stanbrough, physicist, businessman, Army veteran, and member of the "Lost Battalion." The interview includes Stanbrough's personal experiences about being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II, the Fall of Java and being captured, and Bicycle Camp. Stanbrough also talks about the construction and operation of secret radio at Bicycle Camp, being an iron smelter at Kamaishi, Honshu, continued operation of clandestine radio, American air and naval bombardment, Kamaishi, and liberation.
Oral History Interview with M. J. Cotter, May 15, 1982
Interview with Navy veteran M. J. Cotter. The interview includes Anderson's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS Maryland during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Oral History Interview with William W. Fomby, May 15, 1982
Interview with Navy veteran William W. Fomby. The interview includes Fomby's personal experiences while aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.